Victoria has recorded 43 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, eight fewer than on Thursday.
A further nine lives have been lost due to the virus, which has claimed 710 lives.
The Public Health Unit Bendigo confirmed on Thursday that a person in Echuca has tested positive to COVID-19.
The unit is still investigating the source of the infection. All close contacts have been identified, tested, and are in isolation awaiting their results.
The COVID-19 positive person is well and isolating at home.
The Loddon Mallee Rapid Response Testing Team will provide COVID-19 testing at Echuca Regional Health on Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4.30pm.
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There were only two active coronavirus cases listed in Greater Bendigo and one active case in the Macedon Ranges.
This data was published prior to the announcement of a new case in Campaspe.
Thursday's data showed no active cases in the Mount Alexander, Central Goldfields, Loddon, Campaspe, Ganawarra, and Buloke shires.
The rolling daily average case number for regional Victoria was 4.5 on Thursday, with 72 active cases in regional local government areas.
A two-week average of less than five new cases daily is one of the metrics regional Victoria must meet before it can take the 'third step' in the plan to move out of COVID-19 restrictions.
The other is zero new cases with an unknown source over 14 days.
The Public Health Unit Bendigo encouraged anyone with even the mildest of symptoms or concerns to get tested.
Common symptoms include fever and chills, cough, shortness of breath or a sore throat, runny nose, and loss of sense of smell or taste.
DHHS will provide an update of the number of cases by local government areas on Friday afternoon.
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